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10/26/2020 - More than half of Hawke's Bay residents happy to pay more to tackle climate change



More than half Hawke's Bay residents would be happy to pay more in rates or taxes to tackle climate change.

10/26/2020 - Frankfurt starts building fuel station for world's biggest zero-emissions train fleet



German regional transport group RMV began construction of a filling station near Frankfurt that will use hydrogen generated as a by-product of chemicals manufacturing to fuel the world's largest fleet of zero-emissions passenger trains.

10/26/2020 - Light pollution may skew mule deer and cougar dynamic



Light pollution in what is home to some of the darkest night skies in the continental US may change the dynamics between mule deer and cougars.

10/26/2020 - Revealed: The full extent of Trump’s ‘meat cleaver’ assault on US wilderness



After four years of Trump, protected places such as national monuments and wildlife refuges have opened to oil drilling, new maps show - with more on the way.

10/26/2020 - Can the Trump-Biden fracking fight really swing Pennsylvania?



It's clear that Pennsylvania could decide the presidential election, considering the makeup of the Electoral College. But how will the fracking fight between President Trump and Joe Biden actually play out on the ground with voters?

10/26/2020 - In India, how urban planners anticipate climate change



India's cities are expanding as the country's population continues to grow and urbanize. With that comes the challenge of building infrastructure for the future, taking into account the threats posed by climate change.

10/26/2020 - Climate change impact on Africa will be disproportionate



African nations are spending between 2% and 9% of their gross domestic product on climate adaptation and mitigation measures, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

10/26/2020 - Bainbridge comes up with plan to address climate change in the city



A city-commissioned study last year found that about half of greenhouse gas emissions connected to Bainbridge Island came from residential and commercial electrical use, while transportation uses like air travel and vehicles contributed about 35%.

10/26/2020 - Historic 3M settlement to pay for 72 miles of Washington County water mains, wells, plants



A $700 million wave of water-project funding is ready to wash into Washington County - for wells, filtering plants and 72 miles of water pipe.

10/26/2020 - How the waters off Catalina became a DDT dumping ground



Decades ago, the Los Angeles coast was a dumping ground for thousands of barrels of acid sludge laced with the toxic pesticide DDT. The ocean buried the evidence for generations. No one could see it — until now.